Celtic manager Ronny Deila insists Virgil van Dijk does not want to leave the Scottish Premiership leaders in January.
Celtic boss Ronny Deila says keeping his best players will take priority over acquisitions in the transfer window.
The 31-year-old's short-term contract expires in January, meaning he could leave the club for free.
Leeds are keen to keep hold of the ex-Liverpool forward, who has impressed during his time in the npower Championship, scoring five times in his 22 appearances, and have opened talks with the player's representatives.
His agent Willie McKay told the Daily Mail: "We have spoken to the chief executive Shaun Harvey and we hope to have something sorted soon."